Riviera River Cruises is expanding its lineup of Christmas market cruises this December.

The company said it has 25 departures planned, up from 16 last year.

"Our Yuletide Markets cruises on the Rhine and Danube were so well received last year, the first year we offered them, that we've increased the number of departures available this year," said Marilyn Conroy, Riviera's vice president of sales and marketing for North America. "There's no better way to visit Europe's multitude of Christmas markets than on a river cruise."

This year, Riviera is offering 16 departures of its Enchanting Rhine & Yuletide Markets River Cruise and nine departures of The Danube's Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise.

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